German cinema to pitch its tent in the International Village
by German Films
14/03/2012 - German Films and FOCUS Germany will for the 12th year in a row have a pavillon at the Cannes International Film Festival, whose 65th edition wil be held from May 16 to 27.
At the Marché du Film’s International Village, the German pavillon will be the venue for meetings between members of the German and international film industries accredited at the festival. And it won’t have a bad location, with the Palais des Festivals on one side and a seaview terrasse on the other.
Institutions to be represented at the pavillon will mostly be regional and include: FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Film-und Medienstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, MFG-Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, and Nordmedia Fonds Niedersachsen Bremen. They will be accompanied by representatives from the German ministry of culture, the German Federal Film Board (FFA), and the German Films Service & Marketing GmbH.
(Translated from French)